Iran marked the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on February 10th with speeches, mass gatherings, displays of military hardware, and the traditional chants, “Death to America” and “Death to Israel.” By putting on a grand display, the clerical government hoped to encourage Iranians to cast
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) and its commissioner-general Philippe Lazzarini have been shortlisted for the Nobel Peace Prize despite Israeli efforts
It was a Wednesday evening and, after a long day at work, I was looking forward to settling into a night of stress-free reality TV. An intellectually light but joyful cultural palate cleanser, Channel 4’s First Dates seemed like an apt choice. Imagine my surprise then when, halfway through Laura’s date with The
Israel stands accused before the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) of obliterating or damaging cultural heritage sites since the Gaza war began four months ago.
When he took office in January 2021, US President Joe Biden announced, “America is back!” Back from Donald Trump’s destructive dramas, deletion of traditional policies, and disastrous decisions. During his campaign, Biden had pledged to reverse Trump’s racist approach to Muslims, rejoin
Joe Biden’s wars are not going well. The Ukraine-Russia conflict is stalemated, and Israel is losing its war on Gaza. While these wars kill soldiers and civilians
Israel timed its accusations against employees of the UN agency caring for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) to have the most explosive effect. Israel’s accusation that UNRWA staff had taken part in the October 7th Hamas raid on Israel during which 1,139 were killed and 240 taken captive coincided
Arab cuisine has many forms and flavours. From the Emirates in the East to Morocco in the West dishes, both, elaborate and simple,
Rifts over Israel’s conduct in the war on Gaza are growing between Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Joe Biden as well as within the Israeli government and the US administration. By the end of the year, both men could be on their way out of office. Last Friday, Biden
The author, a well-respected observer of Middle East affairs, has three books on the Arab-Israeli conflict.